Insurance & Retirement


Employees of Trempealeau County are provided with several types of insurance benefit options. These benefits include: Health Insurance and other voluntary benefits options, such as Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Income Continuation Insurance (Disability), Section 125 Flexible Spending Plan , etc. These benefit programs require contributions from the employee.

  1. Health Insurance
    Trempealeau County's health insurance plan provides regular full and part-time employees, and their dependents, access to medical insurance benefits. Annual open enrollment for insurance benefits is conducted in the fall of each year. Notification is sent out prior to the enrollment date. Complete details of the health insurance plans can be obtained from the Human Resources Department.

    1. Eligible Full-Time Employees
      Trempealeau County contributes a portion of the health insurance premiums for eligible regular benefited full-time employees as determined by the County Board of Supervisors.
    2. Eligible Part-Time Employees
      The contribution for eligible regular benefited part-time employees is dependent upon the number of hours worked. The contribution for eligible part-time employees is pro-rated.
  2. Additional Supplemental Insurance
    Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Cancer Policies, Dental, Vision, Section 125 (Flex) Plan, Retirement Policies, etc. may also be purchased at the employee's expense. Details of these benefit plans , including benefit amounts, when they are payable, limitations, restrictions, and other exclusions may be obtained at the Human Resources Office. Employees who are receiving disability benefits under the County's Section 125 plan may utilize sick leave accumulations to offset the cost of health insurance. Said usage shall be rounded to the next highest hour.
  3. Worker's Compensation
    All employees are covered under the Wisconsin Workers Compensation Laws and are applicable for coverage under Trempealeau County's Workers Compensation carrier for work related illness or injury. Any accident or injury, no matter how slight, must be reported to the employee's Supervisor at once so proper medical attention can be obtained and hazardous conditions corrected. The ill/injured employee and immediate Supervisor shall contact Human Resources to fill out the proper Workers Compensation forms. Employees who neglect to follow safety rules of the County will be subject to disciplinary action.
  4. Wisconsin Retirement System Program
    As a public employer, the County participates in the Wisconsin Retirement System . Each employee who meets the eligibility criteria are automatically covered by the Wisconsin Retirement System from the first day of employment in a qualifying position.

    The retirement plan consists of two parts; the employee portion and the employer portion. The County and the employee shall each pay fifty percent (50%) of the actuarially required contribution to the Wisconsin Retirement Fund.

    It is recommended that employees contact the Wisconsin Retirement System at least six (6) months in advance of an anticipated retirement date.


Room 217
36245 Main Street
P.O. Box 67
Whitehall, WI 54773

(715) 538-2311
(715) 538-4776


Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Closed Major Holidays


Amy Spriggle
Director of
Human Resources
Extension 213

Christa Sokup
Human Resources Generalist
Extension 224